National parliaments rebuff MEPs on constitution

Three national parliaments have in a strongly-worded letter made clear that they refuse to cooperate in a proposed European Parliament-led series of debates aimed at reviving the EU constitution.

The presidents of the Austrian, Finnish and German parliaments in a letter to the European Parliament's president Josep Borrell on Monday (16 January) attacked key parts of a draft report aimed at resuscitating the EU constitution, which is up for a vote by MEPs on Wednesday.

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